Mark Thru (Cheer Podcast)
a year ago

Ep.12 - Amber McKellar - Black Lives Matter Pt. 2

Hanging out and talkin' cheerleading and racism and why black lives matter with our friends.

Part 2 of an up close and personal look at the injustices and inequity that exist in America for black people as well as within our sport for black athletes. Long time friend of ours through our time together on UCA Staff, Amber McKellar joins us discussing her personal experiences in dealing with racism in and out of cheerleading. Once again we go in-depth talking about the responsibilities and duties of being coaches and being 'woke' in the face of institutionalized racism. Also is our first Zoom interview, exciting times amidst the Coronavirus Lockdowns on 2020. Thanks for tuning in!

Mark Thru Recommended Resources for Self-Education for Combating Racism and Hate:

Podcasts: 1619 - https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/23/podcasts/1619-podcast.html Lynching in America - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lynching-in-america-podcast/id1244297911

Books for Kids/Families: Just Ask - https://www.amazon.com/Just-Ask-Different-Brave-You/dp/0525514120#ace-3379618840 The Crayon Box that Talked - https://www.amazon.com/Crayon-Box-that-Talked/dp/0679886117 The Skin You Live In - https://www.amazon.com/Skin-You-Live-Michael-Tyler/dp/0975958003 One Big Heart - https://www.amazon.com/One-Big-Heart-Celebration-Different/dp/0310767857 Herstory - https://www.amazon.com/Herstory-Women-Girls-Shook-World/dp/1534436642

Movies/TV Shows/Videos: Self Made | Story of Madam CJ Walker (Mini-series) Netflix Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man (YouTube Series) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8jUA7JBkF4 13th (Documentary) Netflix Just Mercy (Movie) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7MxXxFu6fI Good Hair (Chris Rock Documentary) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpgIJUW0VxE

General Knowledge: Black Inventors - https://www.history.com/.amp/news/8-black-inventors-african-american Tulsa Race Massacre - Black Wall Street - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_massacre

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